This website covers topics related to written language and the brain: how do we learn to read and write? What do we know about how brain functions support this uniquely human ability? And how can cognitive science research inform best practices in the classroom? These and other questions are addressed through original blog posts and summaries of other sources in the academic and popular press.
The goal of this website is to contribute to the dissemination of research in cognitive science and its related fields relevant to understanding how the human mind and brain learn and use written language.
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